Dungeness-B1, United Kingdom

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Operable
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessGCR
VendorAtomic Power Construction (APC)
OwnerEdf Energy
ModelAGR
OperatorEdf Energy
Capacity Net520 MWe
Capacity Gross615 MWe
Capacity Thermal1500 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 October 1965
Criticality23 December 1982
Grid Connection3 April 1983
Commercial Operation1 April 1985
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life77 TWh
Capacity Factor Life41.4 %
 

 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
198300000
1984600598231900
19854502438.25611761.967.8
19864501172.56444729.850.9
1987450210.3211795.213.2
19884501233.94385731.444.2
1989360647.226501830.3
1990360757.96509324.158.3
19914152656.1873297483.9
19925201052.26267026.730
19935403493.16713877.481.7
19945552385.68467649.253.5
1995555873.72158717.918.1
19965552516.97531151.660.5
19975552078.19454942.651.8
19985552198.3571645.165.1
19995551584.2475232.554.1
2000555409.6412018.413.7
20015553049.09710862.580.9
20025552167.58504344.657.6
20035552482.86521251.159.5
20045553082.47630563.271.8
20055552955.14603960.868.9
20065452453.84524651.259.9
20075452981.31644762.473.6
20085201999.9446743.350.8
20095201627.03352735.740.3
2010520948.94323320.836.9
2011520655.6251714.428.7
20125201979.08463243.352.7
201300000
Total:52689.37

Source: Operating details - IAEA PRIS
Note: "0" signifies a zero value, or no data available. Data from 1972 or later. 

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